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MyRecivaLogikIR100InternetRadioResourcepageCreated6thFebruary2007.Lastedited:7April2009 PleasenotethatDSGgrouphavenowdiscontinuedthesaleoftheLogikIR100intheUnitedKingdomfromDecember2008.Asaresult,Idonotenvisageaddingany furthernewcontenttothiswebpage. Contents:l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l

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GeneralInformation Introduction KnownHardwareDesignFlaws SupportedCODECS WhereisMyStuff? OnDemandcontentandPresets MediaPlayer MyRadiooptions LowBitRate IR100InternalPhotos PerformingaFactoryReset ElectricalPowerConsumption DifferencebetweenStandbyandOFF LogikIR100manual FirmwareServicePackversions ConnectivityandWirelessissues Wirelesssecurityand'Wirelesserror13' WPAPSKProblem? Port5000blockedandRebuffering 802.11nWirelessNnetworks 'DNSServersInvalid'errormessage HowtosetupaStaticIPonLogikIR100 KnowncasesofroutersrequiringIR100touseastaticIPaddress Modifications HowtoimproveWifireception ExternalUSBwirelessdonglemodificationphotos InternalUSBwirelessdonglemodificationphotos AlternativeUSBWirelessDongle EthernetLANconnection IR100withswitchselectablewirelessorethernet BetaFirmware Troubleshooting Radiowon'treconnectwhencomingoutofStandby LowSignal DimDisplay FrozenorBlockyDisplay PoorresponseScroll/Selectknob(Rotaryshaftencoder) Intermittentornosound "FiJ'sDebrickingsolution" ThirdParty StreamingLast.FM PodcastsforBBCOnDemandRadioarchives UptodateDirectoryofUKandIrishRadiostations

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IR100HackedandSharpfin OtherInformation OtherReferences MylistofotherRecivaradios(updated7April09) Listofinternetradios MyVistronMX200iResourcepage MapofRecivaradiousers SharpfinhardwaremodsforIR100 IR100RepairService AskaQuestion

GeneralInformation

IntroductionTheLogikIR100issoldintheUKbytheDSGgroupofcompanieswhichincludesDixons,CurrysandPCWorld.Itwasfirstannouncedinsummer2006andbecame widelyavailableduringthemonthsleadinguptoChristmas.Technicalsupportbytheseretailersisvirtuallynonexistentandseemstobeconfinedtotheusualreplacement orrefundpolicies.TheTroubleshootingsectionofthemanualisverybriefandreferstheownertotheHelpsectionofReciva'swebsite. ThiswebpagesimplytriestopulltogetherallthevariousbitsofusefulinformationIhaveobtainedfromReciva'scommunityforumsandothersourcesfor thebenefitofnewIR100owners.Fullcreditshouldbegiventothoseoriginalcontributors.Thispagealsoincludesadditionalcontentfrommyselfand otherRecivacommunityforummembers.

TheLogikIR100isaselfcontainedunitdesignedtooperateonlyoff230Vacmainspower,thereisnoseparatepowerbrickunlikemostotherRecivaradios.Theunit measures25cmwide,14cmhigh,13cmdepthor14.5cmdepthincludingtheprotrudingcontrolknobs. TheLogikconnectstoyourwirelessnetworkforinternetaccess.Thefront,topandsidesarefinishedinblackglosswhichshouldmakeiteasytoclean.Theaudio volumefromthemonospeakercanbeturneduptoproducealoudandpunchysound.Theheadphonejackontherearalsooffersstereooutput.Thebuttonsonthe fronthaveapositiveclickactionbutthankfullytheLogikalsohasrubberfeetonitsbasesoshouldkeeptheunitfromslidingabouttoaminimum.Thereisaseparate volumecontrolknob.Thefluorescentdisplayiseasytoreadexceptinstrongsunlight,anditcanbeturnedoffcompletelywhentheunitisinstandbyifdesired. IplacedthecentrepunchoutsfromselfadhesiveReinforcementrings(whichyounormallyusewithLeverarchringbinders)overcertainbuttonstomakethemeasierto find. IpurchasedmyIR100for79.95(specialoffer.RRP99.99)atthebeginningofDecember2006frommylocalPCWorldstore.Wewanteditspecificallytolistento certainoverseasbroadcastswithouthavingtouseaPC.Atthisreasonableprice,weweren'ttooconcernedaboutthemodel'sknownflawsasitwouldbeusedinthe

kitchen. (UpdateNov'08):NowrapidlyapproachingtwoyearssincethepurchaseoftheIR100radio.Generallytheradiohasperformedwell.Earlybufferingproblemswere quicklyresolvedbychangingthemakeandmodelofwirelessrouter.Reliabilityhasbeendisappointing,theshaftencoderstartedtofailinearly2008.Iboughtandfitted arefurbishedshaftencoderboardlastsummer,thisalsofixedtheknownclickingnoisewhentheScrollknobisrotatedrapidly.Ithasalsocometomyattentionthe displayisnotasbrightasitusedtobeperhapsleavingtheradioonstandbyfor24/7whenitisnotbeingusedhascontributedtothisfault.I'mledtobelievethe backlighthasperhapsfailedonthedisplaypaneltheradio'sdisplayisjustaboutstillreadable,sothereisnourgencytorepairthefault.Inowswitchofftheradioatthe mainspowersocketwhenitisnotinuse.Theotherday,IswitchedontheradioonlytoobserveitappearedtohavelostsomeofitswirelessandstaticIPaddress settings,soitfailedtoconnecttomywirelessnetworkonfirstattemptthishasneverhappenedpreviously,anditmayperhapsbeasignoffurtherproblemstocome? MyotherinternetradioisaVistronMX200i,purchasedinspring2008. (UpdateJan'09):AlltheDSGwebsitesstoppedlistingtheIR100lastmonth.TheIR100hadbeenpricedat69.98sincethebeginningofautumn.Anyremainingshelf stockwithinstoresofCurrysarebeingpricedat48.97toclear.

KnownHardwareDesignflawsTherearethreekeydesignflawswhichafflicttheIR100afterreadingthevariouscommunityforummessagespostedinReciva'scommunityforums.l l l

Mainshumaudiblethroughthesinglebuiltinloudspeaker. Clickingnoisewhentwirlingthelarge'Scroll'controlknobapparentlyafflictingearlymodelswithserialnumbercommencing00006xxx. Poorwirelesssensitivity.

IstartedoffusingmyIR100withaLinksysWAG354Gv2ADSLwirelessrouterforaboutsixmonths.Morerecently,IhavenowreplacedtheLinksyswithamodified BTBusinessHub.TherouterislocatedneartheBTmastertelephonesocketinthelounge,andtheLogikissitedinthekitchenattheoppositeendofthehouseabout 1215maway.Thewirelesssignalhastopassthroughtwowaferthinplasterboardedstud(hollow)walls. Thedocumentedfixforthemainshumproblemcomingfromtheloudspeakerinvolveseithermovingthemainstransformerlocatedwithintheunitfrombehindthe loudspeaker,tothenewpositionbehindthedisplaypanel.Thisshouldeliminatethemainshumemanatingfromtheloudspeaker,butwon'ttotallyremovethefeintnoise fromthemechanicalvibrationthatmightbeheardfromthemainstransformer. Linktophotographsofarecentmod Alternatively,removingthebackpanelandturningitthrough180degreesandrefittingitupsidedown,butthisalsorequiresmakingaminormodificationtothecaseto allowthebackpaneltoberefitted. AfellowRecivaCommunityforummember'uncletony'whohasperformedtherearpanelrotationmodification,hasalsosuggestedlooseningthescrewsslightlywhichhold thetransformertothebackpaneltoreducetheeffectofmechanicalvibrationfromthetransformer.Healsowentasfarasinsertingsomepiecesofmediumdensityfoam betweenthetransformerandthebackpanel,butwarnedthatasthetransformerrunsveryhot,itcouldpossiblymeltthefoamandmayposeafireriskifthewrongtypeof foamisused. RecivacommunityforumthreadonIR100mainshumfix Anothersolutionisperhapstomovetheexistingtransformertoanexternalbox.Clickhereforthread.Maplinalsoofferalargerboxwithbetterventilation. Allmethodsofcoursewillinvalidatethewarranty.Themainshumwasn'treallyanissueforusastheLogikisusedinthekitchenanditishardlynoticeable(tous)when listeningtomusicandnewsbroadcasts,butIcanappreciatethemainshumwouldbedamnannoyingifitwasusedasabedsideradio.Themainshumdoesn'tappearto beaudiblethroughthestereoheadphonesocket. OurLogikisoneoftheearlymodelswithserialnumberbeginning00007xxx(serialnumberisfoundinthemenus),theScrollknobdoessufferfromafeintclickingnoise heardthroughtheloudspeakerwhentwirled,butagain,it'snobigdealasweusethebuttonstoselectthe5presetchannelsmostofthetime.Inhindsight,weshouldhave takentheradiobackimmediatelytotheshopforittobeexchanged,asisdidsubsequentlyfailafterayearandahalf. RecivacommnityforumthreadonIR100dialclickingnoise Update:July08:Theclickingnoisemaypossiblyasigntherotaryshaftencoderisonitswayout. UpdateSept08:Thedisplaypanelisverydim.It'sbeensuggestedthebacklightLEDhasfailed.TBC.

WhenIfirststartedtousetheLogikradio,IfelttherewasatendencyfortheaudiotosuddenlystopfornoapparentreasonveryfrequentlyIthenseethebuffercount backupto100%beforeaudioresumes.IsubsequentlymadeacoupleofchangestomywirelessnetworkandthisIfeelhasreducedthetendencyfortheaudiotodrop out.Laterfirmwaresprovideawirelesssignalstrengthreadingreadingsof65%orbetterappeartoprovidegoodresultsforus.

SupportedCODECSTunedintooneofthestationsIhadstoredin'MyStations'andnoticedithadn'tbeenworkingallweek,soIdecidedtoinvestigate. ItturnedouttheURLappearedtohavechanged,butIstillcouldn'tgetthestationtoworkvia'MyStreams'althoughitworkedfineinWindowsMediaPlayer.ThenI noticedthepropertiesofthestreamreporteditwasusingWMA9audio. IeventuallydidfindalistofsupportedCODECSontheRecivawebsite.TheseareknowntobesupportedonIR100withv255c158firmware: MP3 WMA2,7,8 RealAudio4,5,8 AAC AIFF WAV OGG OriginalRecivaCommunityforumthread. Ithasbeenreportedfirmwareversionv257a421a057firmwareadds: AAC+ FLAC AaronfromAustraliacontactedmerecentlyregardingAAC+support.HewantedtoknowwhetherRecivaradiostruelysupportAAC+becausethesoundqualityfroma numberofAAC+stationswasverypoorandhebelievedRecivaradiosmayperhapsonlybedecodingtheAACportionoftheAAC+stream. ItestedtwoAustralianAAC+radiostreamsonmyIR100(v257a615a087)andwasdisappointedbythesoundqualityfromthe42and80kbpsstreams.

WhereisMyStuff?

AftercreatinganewuseraccountforyourselfontheRecivawebsite,youmustalsoremembertoregisteryourIR100toyouraccountunder'MyRadio'ontheirwebsite.

The'MyStuff'menuoptionwilleventuallyappearontheIR100'smenuafteryouhaveaddedatleastonestationto'MyStation'or'MyStreams'toyouraccountontheir websiteasmentionedinthislink.YoumayneedtoturntheradiooffandonatthemainssockettoforceittoobtainaStationsListupdatethiswillalsoupdateMyStuff atthesametime. Ononerecentoccasion,'MyStuff'hadbeenreportedtohavedisappearedfromanumberofRecivaradios,onlytoreturnlater.ThiswasaproblematReciva'send. Hereisthethread.

OnDemandcontentandPresetsIR100radioswithfirmwareuptov255c158areunabletoaccess'ondemand'contentfromstationssuchasBBCRadio4via'MyStations'orfromthePresetbuttons usingofficialIR100firmware. Thefollowingappliestofirmwarev255c158:

Ifyouarelisteningtoondemandcontent,i

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